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New Year’s


Hello, 2014!

By On January 1, 2014

2013 was a strange year for me. There were a lot of ups — like traveling to five foreign countries and eating things like coagulated pig blood on a stick — but… Read More


What are your New Year’s traditions?

By On January 2, 2013

Our New Year’s traditions tend to center around food. Are you surprised? It’s a tradition in our family to do two things: eat Hawaiian food on the eve, eat ozoni and sushi… Read More


Ozoni and other New Year’s traditions I don’t get

By On January 3, 2012

Every New Year’s, our family always eats two things: Hawaiian food and ozoni. The Hawaiian food tradition started with our neighbors, a Hawaiian family, would kill and imu a pig and make… Read More


Cat Chat episode 10: Got mochi?

By On January 12, 2011

Resident foodie Mari Taketa shares her tips for leftover mochi… Read More